The Daily Beet

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I live a minute outside Philadelphia, so there is always something great going on to celebrate the birth of America on the 4th of July. From a neighborhood 5K, to bicycle parades for young children, there is a lot to do ...

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What happens when beautifully roasted vegetables and Engine 2 Falafel Hummus meet?  Would you believe they become a delicious veggie burger? Don't have loads of time in the kitchen?  Well, Engine 2 Hummus and roasted ...

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    What a story!  Stop whatever you are doing, and read Jeff’s amazing and inspiring story of transformation.  His entry into a plant-based world will have you on the edge of your seat. It’s easy to ...

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  Meet FF Paul Jackson In His Own Words My name is Firefighter Paul Jackson. I was the epitome of a typical firefighter , a meat-loving, pie-eating, dairy-craving “meatatarian, ” and I was damn proud. That was un...

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As we get ready for Cinco de Mayo and the arrival of mango season, it seems only fitting to celebrate with mango salsa and homemade tortilla strips. Plant-strong cuisine is easily and deliciously converted to tasty and ...

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By: Adam and Lecia Sud With Passover as a major holiday for those of the Jewish faith, we wanted to turn to our good friends,  Adam Sud, and his mother, Lecia.  Adam told us that his mom is a great influence in his ...

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  April 22 is Earth Day. But, when you are plant-strong, everyday is Earth Day.   Each year, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970.  I know this, because I w...

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A Quick and Easy  Plant-Strong Soup   Beets.  You have to love beets, right?  Roasted. Raw. Steamed. Grilled.  I could go on.  Aside from their health benefits, they are just delicious. They’re great as a...

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I am still amazed when people come up to me and say, “How and where do you find the time to be plant-strong when everything takes such a long time to prepare?”  I shrug my shoulders and think, "what could be easie...

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Veggie burgers have to be one of the best foods ever.  And, if you are like me, I am constantly experimenting to create that perfect burger that can be used at a family gathering or barbecue for everyone to enjoy.  I...

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As a child, we always begged our mom to buy canned soup.  It seemed so appealing, and those cherubic twins (who advertised the soup) were just too darling.  But, our grandmother was always busy making homemade soup, an...

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  She is a woman on a mission.  And it includes teaching women about heart disease. Jane Esselstyn's out to let everyone know that heart disease is the number one killer of women.  According to www.goredforwome...

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I've lived in Philadelphia for a long time.  I can get you anywhere you need to be and that's because I suffer from what I call the "20 Minute Syndrome."  I can weave in and out of traffic and avoid the long commuter...

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I am Engine 2 I am Engine 2. This is where and how I live. I don’t live in a firehouse and I’m not a fireman. But I’m a firefighter of sorts. I have rescued my health and have regained my fitness. I’ll tell you ...

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  I'm really good at trivia. I tend to remember all kinds of details and facts.  From things left over from high school Chemistry to dates and numbers.  I've got all kinds of data rolling around up there, just...